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Aida Virginia Haverkamp Photographs, no date (P0736)
2 photographs

Photos of First Presbyterian Church in Troy, MO.

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Big Creek Mill Records, 1867-1902 (C4115)
0.5 cubic feet

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The records of the Big Creek Mill contain transaction ledgers for the Big Creek Mill Company near Wright City, Missouri, owned by C.A. Schroeder. The mill is sometimes referred to as Schroeder's Lumber and Grist Mill.

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C. Leo Howdeshell Photographs, 1950-1962 (P0735)
17 photographs

Photos of Lincoln Co historic buildings and structures, ca. 1950-1962.

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Clarence Cannon Papers, 1896-1964 (C2342)
50.8 cubic feet (3300 folders, 124 volumes)

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Public and private papers of a Democratic congressman from Missouri's 9th District, 1923-1964. The collection is arranged alphabetically by topics and contains correspondence and other material relating to his life and congressional career.

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Henry Cardell Account, 1851 (C1630)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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State of Missouri in account with Henry Cardell for the funeral expenses of A[lexander] Reid, representative from Lincoln County.

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Charles M. McClain Postcard Collection, 1900-1956 (P0539)
23 postcards

23 postcards of Missouri scenes, including the Ozarks, Paseo in Kansas City, Warrenton, Troy, Hannibal, St. Louis, St. Joseph, Nevada, and Russellville.

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Cuivre-Siloam Regular Baptist Association Records, 1822-1922 (C4325)
0.2 cubic feet (10 folders)

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Minutes of the Cuivre-Siloan Regular Baptist Association, which also include some history of the Association and brief biographies on some of the church Elders.

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Charles Wesley Gilliam Diary, 1856-1876 (C3272)
0.08 cubic feet (4 folders)

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Daily account of a Lincoln County, MO, farmer's life. Marriages and deaths, activities of friends and relatives, election returns, prices paid for household goods, farm life, and Civil War experience.

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"History of Hawk Point," C.A. Harper, no date (C2814)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Brief history of Hawk Point, Missouri.

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"History of Mill Creek Church," George B. Smiley, 1927 (C1323)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Excerpt from Smiley's church history, listing early members, ministers, and people ordained from the congregation, and describing the two buildings which housed the church. Also lists the Baptist associations to which the church belonged.

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Howdeshell Family Papers, 1831-1839 (C1961)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Miscellaneous legal documents.

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Lincoln County Courthouse (Troy, Mo.) Architectural Drawings, 1974 (C0830)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains a site plan, floor plans, and south, east, and west elevations of proposed addition to Lincoln County Courthouse. Drawings by Henze and Kuda Associates, architects.

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Lincoln County, Missouri, Photograph Collection, 1940-1954 (P1139)

An artificial collection of photographs of Lincoln County, Missouri.

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Lynn Morrow Papers, 1804-2015 (R1000)
23 cubic feet (964 folders, 4 oversize folders)

The papers of Lynn Morrow contain correspondence and research papers, with an additional significant collection of late twentieth-century promotional and advertising items. The papers reflect major areas of Morrow's research on the southwest Missouri region; Iron, Shannon, and Washington counties; Theodore Pease Russell and his writings; and the writings of Silas C. Turnbo. The collection also includes a large selection of promotional publications and ephemera associated with late 20th century tourism in Missouri and Arkansas.

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Edward J. Peers Letter, 1839 (C2957)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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To Lilburn W. Boggs, Jefferson City, MO, from Troy, MO, Dec. 10, 1839. Letter requesting equipage for a 200-mile march ordered of Peer's brigade by Major General D. Willock.

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John Edward Richards Legal Papers, 1860-1936 (C2155)
0.08 cubic feet (4 folders)

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Legal papers of J.E. Richards of Moscow Mills, MO, his immediate family, contemporaries, and descendants. Stock certificates, leases, deeds, insurance policy, and bills.

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Robert C. Brown Photograph Collection, 1900-1971 (P0004)
51 photographs

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Photographs of Missouri railroad depots, primarily for the Chicago, Burlington, & Quincy Railroad. Photographs relating to A.F. Schliecker of Kansas City, Missouri.

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"Sand Run Church from April 1844 to 10-17-37," and "Out at Old Sand Run," Andy J. Brown, 1945-1955 (C1304)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Brief history of Old Sand Run Primitive Baptist Church, founded in 1815 as Upper Cuivre Baptist Church and called Old School Baptist Church at Sand Run after 1849. Located in Lincoln County, Missouri. Includes excerpts from church records and list of members.

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Victor J. Schroeder Papers, 1891-2010 (CA6496)
4.4 cubic feet, 2 oversize items

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The papers of a Methodist minister from Troy, Missouri, contain a transcription of his journals, along with correspondence, photographs, and miscellaneous material. Schroeder served churches in Georgia, Ohio, and Illinois, as well as Warren, Lincoln, St. Charles, and St. Louis Counties, Missouri. The collection also includes family material, including papers concerning his father, John Ernst Schroeder, a chiropractor who served in WWI.

Smiley Family Papers, 1804-1951 (C3671)
0.4 cubic feet

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Correspondence, deeds, appointments, legal documents regarding suits and estates, receipts and business papers concerning Samuel W. Smiley, early settler and property owner in Lincoln County, MO. Similar material regarding his wife, children, relatives and descendants is also included. The bulk of this collection dates from the 1820s to the 1840s.

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St. Louis Regional Library Network Records, 1978-1987 (S0975)
1.5 cubic foot, 59 folders

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The State of Missouri incorporated the St. Louis Regional Library Network (SLRLN) in 1977 as a not-for-profit dedicated to providing access to educational opportunities and shared resources for libraries and librarians in the greater St. Louis area, including St. Louis City and County, St. Charles, Franklin, Warren and Lincoln counties. The records contain correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, and workshop materials related to SLRLN's administration, finances and networking activities from 1978 to 1987.

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"Troy Presbyterian Church," Andy J. Brown, 1946 (C1345)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Brief history of the Troy Church and how it was organized, including list of original members.

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United States Bureau of Mines, Rolla Research Center Records, 1915-1996 (R1321)
17 cubic feet (372 folders, 4 maps, 3,238 photographs, 68 negatives, 936 slides, 3 volumes)

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The United States Bureau of Mines, Rolla Research Center Records contain the records of the Bureau of Mines office and research facility established in Rolla, Missouri in 1915. The records include correspondence, operational reports, project reports, photographs, newspaper articles, program materials, and maps.

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Charles Van Ravenswaay Papers, 1841-1990 (C3873)
21.8 cubic feet, 1 audio cassette

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Correspondence, research notes, photographs, and literary manuscripts of historian and author Charles Van Ravenswaay, former director of the Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis; Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, MA; and the Henry F. duPont Winterthur Museum and Gardens, Wilmington, DE.